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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Recuses Himself From Keystone Pipeline Decisions

By Nick Visser

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will recuse himself from any decisions surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said.

Tillerson, former CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp., decided last month to remove himself from issues related to pipeline owner TransCanada’s application for a permit, said a letter from the State Department to environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday.

“He has not worked on that matter at the Department of State, and will …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green